Friday, April 12, 2024

Tag: electric vehicles

Of life and lithium

“California is poised to become the world’s largest source of batteries, and it couldn’t come at a more crucial moment in our efforts to move away from fossil fuels.”

Biden administration’s EV policy shift: A step back for climate action

This potential policy shift, seen as a nod to automakers and labor unions, is stirring controversy amid the escalating climate crisis, marked by last year's record-breaking global temperatures.

USPS establishes deal with Ford to purchase 9,250 electric vehicles

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said that by 2026, all new vehicles will be electric vehicles (EV).

Maryland opens largest transit bus charging station

"The transportation infrastructure of tomorrow is up and running today in Montgomery County."

EV charging stations approved for 50 states plus DC and Puerto...

States will have access to $1.5 billion in federal monies to build the chargers.

California Air Resources Board passes Advanced Clean Cars II rule to...

The rule will transition California's transportation sector to 100 percent zero-emission vehicle sales by 2035.

USPS announces increase on electric mail truck procurement

The USPS announces it will make 40 percent of its new mail trucks battery electric, up from the agency’s plans for 10 percent earlier this year.

UPS tests electric cycles for busy cities

The USPS bikes hold up to 400 pounds of packages and are designed for use in both urban areas and rural neighborhoods.

California puts forth plan to phase out sales of gas-powered vehicles...

The plan would mandate that 35 percent of new cars sold in California be either battery- or hydrogen-powered by 2026, which would push the state towards its goal.

Electric solutions to decarbonize your life

The goal is to electrify your big-ticket items—your car, furnace, stove—to decarbonize your domain. This is both essential for climate change … and good for your health!

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Billionaire fortunes double in wake of Trump’s tax cuts

The report sheds light on the private equity sector, often criticized as "vulture capitalism," revealing that 45 private-equity billionaires alone have amassed a collective wealth of $210.8 billion.

Progressive coalition proposes 10-point agenda to counter fascism in 2024 election

The coalition's 10-point agenda stands as a testament to the progressive movement's resilience and its unwavering commitment to steering the nation away from the precipice of authoritarianism.

Progressive powerhouses demand urgent overhaul of America’s housing policies amidst soaring crisis

The stark reality is that half of America's renters are buckling under the weight of exorbitant monthly payments, a burden that has pushed more citizens into homelessness than ever before.
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Is it inflation? Or is it ‘greedflation?’

Inflation is dropping, but prices aren’t coming down. So how can this be?

Round table on current US foreign policy: Militarism unhinged

How would you assess the most important aspects of current U.S. foreign policy?